The War Comes HomeS

Retail shelves welcome our new Korean leaders with Homefront, the much-discussed urban guerrilla shooter starring irregular American troops. Plenty of other big drops this Tuesday also, including Okamiden and Yakuza 4's North American debuts.

Tuesday (March 1)

  • Homefront (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) - THQ's long-awaited shooter pits a ragtag American resistance against a Korean occupational force, with a story brought to you by the writer behind Red Dawn.
  • Top Spin 4 (Xbox 360, PS3) - 2K Sports' tennis simulation retools its controls and adds depth to its career mode; both versions will support 3D play. The PS3 version adds PlayStation Move support.
  • Yakuza 4 (PS3) - One year after its Japan release, the sequel to the highly regarded open-world crime adventure lands on North American shelves.
  • Okamiden (DS) - Another game getting its U.S. launch after a Japan debut last year, Okamiden brings Amaterasu's son and the Celestial Brush to the DS's touch screen.

Also: Total War: Shogun 2 (PC), MotoGP (PS3), Trackmania: Build to Race (Wii), Gods Eater Burst (PSP), Jikandia: The Timeless Land (PSP); Warriors: Legends of Troy (PSP); Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel (PS3); Hard Corps: Uprising (PSN); Halo: Reach - Defiant Map Pack

Wednesday (March 2)

  • Full House Poker (XBLA)


Looking Ahead

March 22: Crysis 2. Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars. Ridge Racer 3D, Madden Football (3DS), Lego Star Wars III (3DS). March 29: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters, NASCAR 2011: The Game, Shift 2: Unleashed, WWE All Stars. April 12: MotorStorm: Apocalypse. April 19: Conduit 2; Mortal Kombat, Portal 2, SOCOM 4.

What are you getting? What do you want? What are you looking forward to? Sound it off below, and at #twig.

Source: Video Game Release Calendar